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Reading Mail Messages

Zend_Mail can read mail messages from several local or remote mail storages. All of them have the same basic API to count and fetch messages and some of them implement additional interfaces for not so common features. For a feature overview of the implemented storages, see the following table.

Table 116. Mail Read Feature Overview

Feature Mbox Maildir Pop3 IMAP
Storage type local local remote remote
Fetch message Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fetch MIME-part emulated emulated emulated emulated
Folders Yes Yes No Yes
Create message/folder No todo No todo
Flags No Yes No Yes
Quota No Yes No No

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